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[Canada] Heart attack rates in Calgary plummet dramatically in wake of tobacco bans

On Jan. 1, 2007, a prohibition on smoking in public places went into effect in the city, followed by a similar provincewide measure the following year. In Calgary, the number of heart attacks per 100,000 people slipped from 222.3 in 2006 to 198.6 the fo
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 24, 2017 14:31
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[Africa, Nigeria] Smoking: Licensed to Kill

Sunday Vanguard X-rays the impact of smoking on heart health and why it remains an avoidable risk factor for heart diseases. When the late former Minister of Health, Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, began his anti-smoking campaign in 1989, not many saw i
Vanguard (ng)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:22
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ALVAREZ: Time to Get Deadly Serious About Smoking’s Toll on Women

Female smokers need to understand the reality of this practice. Smoking will not give them a better social status, make them more beautiful, or improve their physical and emotional well-being. It will lead to health problems, more depression, and a nasty
LifeZette
added Apr 20, 2017 15:16
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Quantitative study of aldehyde content in electronic cigarettes

They used a new method for trapping reactive carbonyls that are then subsequently stabilized using an oximation reaction. They found that newer devices produced more harmful aldehydes than first generation e-cigarettes. Their work appears in ACS Omega. E
Phys.org (physorg.com)
added Apr 18, 2017 15:58
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[Asia, India] Study wants stricter norms to combat bidi smoking

A recent "Lancet" study has recommended stricter controls and regulation to dissuade people from smoking bidies, which it said, caused health problems including respiratory ailments. Severe respiratory impairment, significant cardio-respiratory condition
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:50
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[Spain] Antonio Banderas and his girlfriend hang out in Malaga... as it's revealed he quit smoking after heart attack

The Finding Altamira actor announced he'd quit smoking after suffering a 'benign' heart attack on January 26.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 22:36
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A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later

elevated levels of amyloid, a sticky protein known to clump together and form plaques in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease, the researchers said. MRI scans revealed larger deposits of amyloid in the brains of seniors who smoked,
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 11, 2017 22:04
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Florida Jury Awards $1 Million To Widow In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

on April 6 awarded the widow of a man who developed lung cancer and coronary artery disease (CAD) and died because of his addiction to cigarettes $1 million in compensatory damages (Steffany Sommers v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 13-2008-CA-001464-0000-01
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 10, 2017 21:53
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Learning From Our Parents’ Heart Health Mistakes

Smoking by itself increases the risk of heart disease; it raises blood pressure, diminishes exercise tolerance, decreases protective HDL cholesterol, and increases the blood’s tendency to clot. But when smoking is combined with other coronary risk factor
New York Times
added Apr 10, 2017 15:24
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Passive smoking equally harmful in increasing lung cancer risk, heart ailments: Study

A study published in a journal called Carcinogenesis said that passive smokers are at a greater risk of heart ailments and lung cancer. The study was conducted by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.The research mainly focused on
IBT - International Business Times
added Apr 10, 2017 15:04
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